Oley Olson Memorial Concert is Saturday
A memorial concert will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Middle School, 1015 Fifth Ave. N., in honor of Duane “Oley” Olson, known as “the voice of the Karl King Band.” Doors open at 1:15 p.m.
The featured soloist will be Dr. Brian Bowman, professor of euphonium at the University of North Texas and a longtime friend of Olson.
Bowman enjoys a distinguished career as a soloist, clinician, recording artist, education and administrator, and has held the principal euphonium position, in addition to being a featured soloist, in each of the bands he has been associated with. He has performed as a soloist in all 50 states and 18 countries.